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Our Locations and Directions

Highline’s main campus is located on an 80-acre tree-filled site in the Pacific Northwest, 20 minutes south of downtown Seattle. Perched on a hill in Des Moines, Washington, the main campus overlooks the beautiful Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. Classes are also offered at The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center, the Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST) at Redondo Beach and locations throughout the community.

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Highline College Campus Map Key

ServiceBuilding Number / Location
Adult Basic Education (ABE)19
Academic Advising6
Academic Affairs VP9
Access Services / ACHIEVE25

Admissions Department6
Administrative Services VP12
AED Locations (Automated External Defibrillator)6, 26, 30, CV, MaST
Alumni RelationsCV
Art Gallery and Art Studios16
Athletics / Locker Rooms27
Ballot Drop BoxOn driveway between Building 1 and S. 240th Street
Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET)1
Board Room12
Budget Office12
Career and Student Employment (CASE)6
Cashier Office6
Center for Leadership & Service8
Central Washington University29
Childcare Center0
Classrooms1, 3, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 29
Communications and Marketing DepartmentCV
Community and Employment Services25
Computer Labs29, 30
Conference and Event Services8
Conference Center2
Continuing EducationCV
Cooperative Education9
Counseling Center6
Deliveries (north side)25
English as a Second Language (ESL)19
Entry Advising6
Faculty Offices15, 16, 18, 19, 26, 29
Financial Aid6
Financial Services Office25
Fitness Center26
Food Services: Community Pantry16
Food Services: Fireside Bistro8
General Educational Development (GED) Information19
Grounds Shop24A
Health and Life Sciences Building26
Higher Education Center29
Human Resources12
Information Technology Services(Helpdesk, Computer Labs) – 30
(Admin Offices) - 29
Institutional Advancement VPCampus View
Institutional Research9
Inter-Cultural Center8
International Student Programs25
Learning and Teaching Center9
Lecture Hall7
Life Sciences Building12
Mail Room25
Maintenance Building24B
Math Resource Center25
MESA Program (Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement)25
Multicultural Affairs8
Outreach ServicesCV
Parking Pay Station6, 29, north parking lot
Performing Arts Center and Theatre4
Placement and Testing Center1
Pre-College Studies19
President's Office12
Print Services16
Public Safety & Parking6
Public Speaking Center25
Purchasing Office25
Quiet Reflection Room23
Registration and Records6
Restrooms: All Gender1, 9, 27, 29, 30, MaST, The Hub
Restrooms: Public3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 30
Running Start6
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)CV
Student Housing (Campus View)CV (northeast of campus / College Drive and Highway 99)
Student Services VP6
Student Union8
Support Center1
TTY / VP (Video Phone)25, 99
Transfer Center6
Transition Success Center1
TRiO Student Support And Retention Services6
Tutoring Center25
Umoja Black Scholars Program25
Veterans Services6
Women's Programs / WorkFirst6
Workforce Education Services1
Writing Center25

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Highline College Student Services Building 6

Physical address:
Located at South 240th Street & Pacific Highway South in Des Moines.

2400 S. 240th St., Des Moines, WA 98198

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 98000, Des Moines, WA 98198

Driving Directions

From Interstate 5

  • Take exit:
    • 149 (if you are coming from Seattle)
    • 149B (if you are coming from Tacoma)
  • Proceed west on Kent-Des Moines Road to Pacific Highway South
  • Turn left (south) onto Pacific Highway South
  • Turn right (west) onto South 240th Street
  • Find parking (parking information)
    • Entrances to East, South and Administration parking lots are on the right
    • Entrance to North parking lot is off 20th Avenue South

The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center

The Hub offers post-secondary and adult education opportunities to learners in Federal Way and throughout South King County.

Located just south of The Commons mall at:

1615 S. 325th Street
Federal Way, WA 98003

Driving Directions

Highline College MaST Building

Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline:
(206) 724-2687

Public hours:
Saturday: 10am – 2pm

Physical address:
Located on the Redondo Dock next to Salty’s in Des Moines.

28203 Redondo Beach Drive S, Des Moines, WA 98198

Driving Directions

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 98000, Mailstop 29, Des Moines, WA 98198

Directions: From Interstate 5

  • Take exit 147
  • Turn west onto 272nd Street
  • Remain on this road until it reaches the water and turns into Redondo Beach Drive South
  • Look for the MaST Center just south of Salty’s
  • Park in the municipal lot across from the MaST Center (please do not park in Salty’s lot)

At Highline, we know that students often do not have the time or resources to come to campus for classes. So, we bring our classes into the community where students live and work. You will find a number of the locations listed below.

AIRSeattle-Tacoma International Airport, 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158
APPAppian Way Apartments, 25818 26th PL S, Kent, WA
BURBurien Library, 14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
FHSFoster High School, 4242 S 144th St, Tukwila, WA 98168
FWLFederal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, WA 98003
GREGreenbridge Elementary
HOSClinical Sites - Various
HRBHarborview Medical Center, 325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
KWAKorean Women's Association, 31218 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003
MLKMirror Lake Elementary School, 625 S 314th St, Federal Way, WA 98003
MSTMarine Science and Technology Center (MaST), 28203 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198
PLNPara Los Ninos De Highline, 425 SW 144th St, Burien, WA 98166
RFSRefugee Federation Services Center, 10025 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
SEASeola Gardens – Richmond American Homes, 11350 5th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146
SUNSunnycrest Elementary, 24629 42nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98032
SVDSt. Vincent de Paul - Thrift Store, 310 Central Ave N, Kent, WA 98032
WDRWoodridge Park Apartments, 12400 28th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168
WHTWindsor Heights Apartments, 17229 32nd Ave S, SeaTac, WA 98188
WILWiley Center, 9800 8th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
WWEWildwood Elementary, S 300th St, Federal Way, WA 98003
YWCYWCA Greenbridge Learning Center, 9720 8th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 (White Center)